August 30, 2021 – Myra, WI – The renovation of the household created in 1850 on Decorah Road in Myra, WI is complete. It was a labor of enjoy and insanity in accordance to contractor Jerry Zelenka. out?v=FYKOpdSQTVg

In 1965 the motion picture The Agony and the Ecstasy was launched about Michelangelo’s obsession to complete the portray of Sistine Chapel ceiling, as it turned all-consuming he is pushed shut to madness.

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I now know how he felt. Around the last 5 months our restoration of the 171-calendar year-outdated house in Myra has become all consuming. Doing the job 7 days a 7 days at times 10 hrs a day this has come to be own and for a transforming contractor that is never ever a fantastic matter.

Any sort of a budget was immediately thrown out the window (all new) in favor of what the property “needed.”

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Though we recognized specified issues experienced to be completed, heating electrical, plumbing and many others.

Other issues, skip coat plaster on the walls, glass block window, good cherry posts and rails, refinished hardwood flooring (walnut?) and hickory kitchen area cupboards with live edge tops, stain glass home windows, just Experienced to be completed.

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There was no other selection but to put in a clawfoot black-and-white tub in the downstairs bathroom and ceramic tile shower and Cambria countertop in the upstairs.

And who would not install antique light-weight fixtures in numerous rooms and tailor made made foundation and casing around windows and doorways. There was merely no choice about the Chestnut laminate flooring in the kitchen area and dining space and really do not even get me started on paint colours for the partitions and ceilings. This has grow to be additional a get the job done of art then a reworking task.

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Thankfully, my lover John and my spouse Rebecca had been capable to reign me in often and because of them we WILL be advertising the property commencing September 1, 2021 (As lengthy as the buyers are worthy).

All in all it was a grand obsession and we loved just about every moment of it (besides the heat, the humidly, the mosquitos and the aches and pains nightly) And I look forward to the following (a lot-scaled-down job)

JH Zelenka

Breezen Qualities LLC